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Anna Karenina

  1. Anna Karenina
    Anna Karenina
    Leo Tolstoy
    Random House, Inc / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, Anna Karenina is Tolsoy's classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich and complex masterpiece, the novel charts the disastrous course of a love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer. Tolstoy seamlessly weaves together the lives of dozens of characters, and in doing so captures a breathtaking tapestry of late 19th century Russian society.

  1. Anna Karenina
    Anna Karenina
    Leo Tolstoy, Malcolm Cowley, Joel Carmichael
    Random House, Inc / 1981 / Mass Paperback
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  2. Anna Karenina
    Anna Karenina
    Leo Tolstoy
    Dover Publications / 2004 / Trade Paperback
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  3. Anna Karenina
    Anna Karenina
    Leo Tolstoy
    Random House, Inc / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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  4. Anna Karenina, Vol. 0000
    Anna Karenina, Vol. 0000
    Leo Tolstoy, John Bayley
    Random House, Inc / 1992 / Hardcover
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

  1. The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    Leo Tolstoy, Lynn Solotaroff, Ronald Blythe
    Random House, Inc / 1987 / Mass Paperback
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Hailed as one of the world's supreme masterpieces on the subject of death and dying, The Death of Ivan Ilyich is the story of a worldly careerist, a high court judge who has never given the inevitability of his death so much as a passing thought. But one day death announces itself to him, and to his shocked surprise he is brought face to face with his own mortality. How, Tolstoy asks, does an unreflective man confront his one and only moment of truth?

  1. The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    Leo Tolstoy, Lynn Solotaroff, Ronald Blythe
    Random House, Inc / 1987 / Mass Paperback
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  2. Death of Ivan Ilyich
    Death of Ivan Ilyich
    Leo Tolstoy
    Wordsworth Editions / Trade Paperback
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  3. The Death of Ivan Ilyich and the Master and Man - audiobook on CD
    The Death of Ivan Ilyich and the Master and Man - audiobook on CD
    Leo Tolstoy
    eChristian Inc. / 2005 / Compact disc
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  4. The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories
    The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories
    Leo Tolstoy
    Penguin Classics / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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War and Peace

  1. War & Peace: Volume I, Volume II - unabridged audio book on MP3-CD
    War & Peace: Volume I, Volume II - unabridged audio book on MP3-CD
    Leo Tolstoy
    Naxos AudioBooks on Brilliance Audio / 2016 / MP3
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Set against the backdrop of a vast country under dire threat and containing fourteen hundred pages, five hundred characters, and a serious attempt to resolve the questions of how best to live life, this is the basis of the world's finest novel, War and Peace. It is first and foremost a cornucopia of compelling narrative entertainment on a grand scale, but on a more personal level there are a series of moving stories brimming with intimate detail and with shocking relevance to our own lives and times.

  1. War & Peace
    War & Peace
    Leo Tolstoy
    Wordsworth Editions / Trade Paperback
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Tolstoy's epic tome is a masterpiece of detail in every page. He captures the spirit of the Napoleonic wars through viewing the people involved; though Tolstoy believed man cannot influence the ongoing process of history, he realized it had a human face, and seemed to be formed by human fate. Through both the world weary and the idealists, we are given a philosophical and personal look into the Napoleonic-Russian conflict. Recognized as one of the most preeminent novels of all time, War and Peace continues to shed light on some of the most important aspects of humanity in war. This translation recieved Tolstoy's approval. 964 pages, softcover.

  1. War and Peace
    War and Peace
    Leo Tolstoy
    Penguin Books / 2009 / Trade Paperback
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Set against the backdrop of a vast country under dire threat and containing fourteen hundred pages, five hundred characters, and a serious attempt to resolve the questions of how best to live life, this is the basis of the world's finest novel, War and Peace.

It is first and foremost a cornucopia of compelling narrative entertainment on a grand scale, but on a more personal level there are a series of moving stories brimming with intimate detail and with shocking relevance to our own lives and times.

Now available is a new translation of this great classic, the first for half a century, and the first by a man for more than a hundred years. The idiom has been sensitively updated, so as not to betray the original through the vulgarity of sweeping modernisation, but instead to alter the tone gently from the delicate, upper-class English of earlier versions to the kind of vigorous, ordinary speech, which directly reflects Tolstoy's demotic Russian.

  1. War and Peace
    War and Peace
    Leo Tolstoy, Constance Garnett
    Random House, Inc / 1994 / Hardcover
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Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of Russian spirit. Yet the book was not immediately or universally recognized by readers as a world classic when it was published in installments between 1865 and 1869.

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More Works by Leo Tolstoy

  1. Walk in the Light and Twenty-Three Tales
    Walk in the Light and Twenty-Three Tales
    Leo Tolstoy
    Orbis Books / Trade Paperback
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Long hailed one of the western world's greatest writers, Leo Tolstoy is best known for his novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Yet the undiminished popularity of his shorter works--including the two dozen collected here--attests to his equal prowess as a master of the story. Uncluttered by the complexities of plot and character that daunt so many readers of the longer Russian masterpieces, Tolstoy's tales illuminate eternal truths with forceful brevity.

  1. The Cossacks
    The Cossacks
    Leo Tolstoy, Aylmer Maude, Louis Maude
    Random House, Inc / 1994 / Hardcover
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This novel of love, adventure, and male rivalry on the frontiers of nineteenth-century Russia -- completed in 1862, when Tolstoy was in his early thirties -- has always surprised readers who know Tolstoy best through the vast, panoramic fictions of his middle years.

  1. What Is Art
    What Is Art
    Leo Tolstoy
    Penguin Classics / 1996 / Trade Paperback
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This profound analysis of the nature of art is the culmination of a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice, and religion. Considering and rejecting the idea that art reveals and reinvents through beauty, Tolstoy perceives the question of the nature of art to be a religious one.

  1. Divine and Human: And Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
    Divine and Human: And Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Zondervan / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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Part of a larger anthology entitled The Sunday Reading Stories, this book was suppressed by the Bolsheviks. As the last major work of one of the literary titans of the 19th century, these brief fictional tales are designed to help us think through the implications of our faith.

  1. How Much Land Does a Man Need and Other Stories
    How Much Land Does a Man Need and Other Stories
    Leo Tolstoy
    Penguin Books / 1994 / Trade Paperback
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The early stories in this collection- 'The Raid', The Woodfelling', 'The Prisoner of the Caucasus' - take us back to the action-packed years 1851-54 that Tolstoy spent with the Russian army in the wild and beautiful mountains of the Caucasus. With a young man's passion and a great writer's insight and irony, he was already exploring the profound moral questions of war, love, courage and our relationship with nature and civilization, that were to dominate his whole life and art.

  1. A Confession and Other Religious Writings
    A Confession and Other Religious Writings
    Leo Tolstoy, Jane Kentish
    Penguin Classics / 1988 / Trade Paperback
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By the time he was fifty Tolstoy had already written War and Peace and Anna Karenin, novels that would assure him of immortality. He had a wife, a large estate and numerous children; he was 'a happy man' and in good health, yet life had lost all meaning. ,em>A Confession (1879), a poignant fragment of autobiography, described a crisis familiar to many people. It records Tolstoy's depression and estrangement from the world, his desperate desire to find answers to the simplest questions of life and the beginnings of his passionate intellectual search for 'a practical religion not promising future bliss, but giving bliss on earth.

  1. A Confession
    A Confession
    Leo Tolstoy
    Dover Publications / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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Despite having written War and Peace and Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, at the age of 51, looked back on his life and considered it a meaningless, regrettable failure. A Confession provides insight into the great Russian writer's movement from the pursuit of aesthetic ideals toward matters of religious and philosophical consequence. Authentic and genuinely moving, this memoir of midlife-spiritual crisis was first distributed in 1872 and marked a turning point in the author's career as a writer: in subsequent years, Tolstoy would write almost exclusively about religious life, especially devotion among peasantry.

  1. Wise Thoughts for Every Day: On God, Love, the Human Spirit, and Living a Good Life.
    Wise Thoughts for Every Day: On God, Love, the Human Spirit, and Living a Good Life.
    Leo Tolstoy
    Arcade Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
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Published late in Tolstoy's life, this cycle of daily readings covers such topics as God, the soul, desire, the passions, humility, inequality, evil, truth, happiness, prayer, and the blessings of love. Based on his deep reading of world philosophy and religion, it contains Tolstoy's essential spirituality and views on the good life. Beautifully written. 384 pages, softcover. Arcade.

  1. Leo Tolstoy: Spiritual Writings
    Leo Tolstoy: Spiritual Writings
    Edited by Charles E. Moore
    Orbis Books / 2006 / Trade Paperback
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Leo Tolstoy (18281910) was the author of such classic Russian novels as War and Peace and Anna Karenina. In mid-life, he underwent a deep moral and spiritual crisis that led him back to the Gospels in an effort to conform his life to the spirit of Christ. This volume focuses on his "spiritual writings"---autobiographical reflections on his journey of faith, commentaries on the Gospels, essays on the essence of Christianity, and timeless wisdom regarding the meaning of human existence.

Leo Tolstoy eBooks and Audiobooks

  1. Collected Shorter Fiction, vol. 1: Volume I - eBookeBOOK
    Collected Shorter Fiction, vol. 1: Volume I - eBook
    Leo Tolstoy
    Everyman's Library / 2012 / ePub
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  2. Collected Shorter Fiction, vol. 2: Volume II - eBookeBOOK
    Collected Shorter Fiction, vol. 2: Volume II - eBook
    Leo Tolstoy
    Everyman's Library / 2012 / ePub
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  3. A Calendar of Wisdom: Daily Thoughts to Nourish the Soul, Written and Se - eBookeBOOK
    A Calendar of Wisdom: Daily Thoughts to Nourish the Soul, Written and Se - eBook
    Leo Tolstoy
    Scribner / 2010 / ePub
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  4. Great French and Russian Short Stories: Volume 2 Unabridged Audiobook on CD
    Great French and Russian Short Stories: Volume 2 Unabridged Audiobook on CD
    Leo Tolstoy, Alexander Poushkin, Gustave Flaubert
    Brilliance Audio / 2012 / Compact disc
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    CBD Stock No: WW259635